Skrill, former “Moneybookers” (MB), allows you to transfer your money fast, safe and cost efficiently. With your award winning eWallet you are able to access your funds easily with the Skrill PrePaid MasterCard, to move your money to merchants, pay at more than 130,000 merchants worldwide. Everything free as a Skrill VIP.
Skrill (Moneybookers) is growing very fast. Thanks to their simple and efficient paying solution more than 35,000,000 people use their eWallet service already.
Skrill (Moneybookers) at Wikipedia:
Moneybookers (MB) is an e-commerce business that allows payments to be made through the Internet. For individual users, MB the payment system offers an online deposit account and a low-cost, internet-based alternative to traditional money transfer methods such as cheques, money orders and wire transfers. To merchants, MB allows accepting online payments made with major payment cards or Skrill’s own online accounts.
The MB payment system is owned and operated by Moneybookers Limited, a UK-based company registered as a Money Service Business with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, regulated by the Financial Services Authority and licensed to operate within the European Union. As of 2012, the system is in the process of being transferred to a sister company Skrill Limited (registered in 2010 at the same address) and re-branded as Skrill.
In the last two years Skrill (Moneybookers) proves his claim to be one of the fastest growing e-wallet services in the business. With more than 55,000,000,000 EUR processed transactions and more than 35,000,000 users worldwide they almost doubled their amount of users as well as transactions in just two years.
In February 2010, The Sunday Times ranked Moneybookers as the fastest growing private equity backed firm in the United Kingdom based on profits. Skrill has been recognized twice for its leading position in the online payment industry by scooping two awards for the ‘Best Payment Solutions Provider Company of the Year’ award at the International Gaming Awards 2013 and the ‘Best Payment System’ at the iGB Affiliate Awards.
Skrill Fees for Non-VIPs
Even for customers who are not Skrill VIP the fees are much lower compared to its competitors.
- Transfer to merchants: Free for almost all transfers to merchants.
- Transfer to other Skrill customers (peer-to-peer transfers): 1% fee; capped at 10 EUR.
- Skrill Security Token: 15 EUR to order.
- Skrill MasterCard: 10 EUR/year.
- Cash withdrawal at ATM with Skrill MasterCard: 1.80 EUR.
- Bank transfer withdrawal: 2.95 EUR.
- Currency exchange fee (FX fees): 2.99-4.99%.
Skrill is free to signup and use. In case you do not use your Skrill account for more than 12 months, there will be a service fee of 1 EUR per month taken from the account balance.
Skrill Fees for Skrill VIPs
- Transfer to merchants: Free for most; please check the detailed fee list of Skrill.
- Transfer to other Skrill customers (peer-to-peer transfers): 1% fee; capped at 1 EUR.
- Skrill Security Token: free
- Skrill MasterCard: free
- Cash withdrawal at ATM with Skrill MasterCard: free
- Bank transfer: free as Skrill silver VIP and higher.
- Currency exchange fee (FX): 1.75-3.49%.
24/7 VIP Skrill Support
There are plenty ways to reach the Skrill support. As a Skrill VIP you can reach the Skrill support team 24/7. The easiest and fastest way is to call the VIP team at +44 (0) 203 608 1406 or to contact them via their Twitter account “ask_Skrill“.
In any urgent case regarding your Skrill MasterCard, please call +44 (0) 207 117 6017.
If your issue is not that urgent, you can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and can expect an answer within 2-3 business days in average.
If you prefer to get more personal help faster, you can also write a support ticket at the Skrill Customer Community.
There are four basic ways to get Skrill news regularly:
- Facebook: Skrill Facebook page:
Regular updates about promotions, exhibitions the Skrill team attends and competitions.
- Twitter: Skrill global:
Regular updates, almost same to news on Facebook.
- Twitter: Skrill VIP:
Rare twitter news, but very informative about Skrill VIP offers, promotions and changes.
Personalized Skrill support and help
As a member of eWallet-Optimizer, we will take care of your urgent and important Skrill issues. With our excellent contacts we can help you get them solved faster and provide you with solutions personally.
Skrill Loyalty Club
The Skrill Loyalty Club is a service by Skrill which offers Skrill cashback for using their eWallet for transactions. You get Skrill Loyalty Points worth 0.2% Skrill cashback for all transfers to their partner sites with some exceptions for Skrill cashback. You can redeem your collected Skrill Loyalty Points in the Skrill VIP Store for different rewards and cash, which has the best value.
To take part in the Skrill VIP Loyalty Club, you must accept the member invitation and the Skrill Loyalty Club Terms and Conditions which Skrill sends you by email as soon as you become a Skrill VIP. When you accepted the offer, they will add you to their Skrill Loyalty Club, send you a conformation and you can enjoy all benefits from there on.
Please note that your are NOT automatically added to the Skrill Loyalty Club by becoming a Skrill VIP.
Skrill Loyalty Club Cashback
The rewards you earn by using your Skrill account are also known as “Skrill Cashback”. Please try our Skrill Cashback calculator to learn how you can earn even more in addition with our free eWallet-Optimizer membership.
What are Skrill Loyalty Points?
You get 1 Skrill Loyalty Point for every EUR you transfer to an included merchant of Skrill Loyalty Club which you can redeem for rewards and Skrill cashback.
You can change 1,000 Skrill Loyalty Points into Skrill cashback of 2 EUR bonus into your Skrill account. That way you get 0.2% Skrill cashback, or bonus, by using your eWallet.
Where can I check my Skrill Loyalty Points balance?
When you are logged into your account, you will find your Skrill Loyalty Points at the bottom of your Skrill start site next to your Skrill VIP status:
- “Current points balance” are the available points which you can redeem into rewards or cash at the Skrill VIP store.
- “Lifetime points earned” are the points you collected with the Skrill Loyalty Club.
- “Total bonus points earned” are the points you collected during special promotions.
- “Total points redeemed” are the points you exchanged into rewards or Skrill cashback already.
All Skrill Loyalty Points get updated once per day with one day delay.
Do Skrill Loyalty Points expire?
Yes, Skrill Loyalty Points do expire if you do not redeem them regularly. Depending on your Skrill VIP status you are only able to take a certain number of points into the next month. Any points above that limit will expire and get deleted from your point balance.
These are the number of points you can carry over to the next month:
- Bronze: 60.000 points.
- Silver: 180.000 points.
- Gold: 900.000 points.
- Diamond: 1.800.000 points.
How can I redeem Skrill Loyalty Points into cashback?
To prevent losing any Skrill Loyalty Points and cashback, please purchase the Skrill Cashback Rewards at the Skrill VIP shop every month. The lowest amount of points you can use is 2,500 Skrill Loyalty Points (worth 5 EUR Skrill cashback).